Revolutionary Weekend 2006 On-Going Daily Activities

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Greenbank Mill’s Super History Discovery Zone 500 Greenbank Road, near Newport, Delaware A Revolutionary War Encampment & 18th Century Market 10:00 am- 4:00 pm Friday through Sunday (302) 999-9001 On-Going Daily Activities include: Military Encampment Drill & Camp Life Musket & Artillery Demonstrations Engineering & Fortifications Philips Farm Feeding the Nation:  And the Army, Too? …

“We the People: Chautauqua” Tent Show

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18th Century Characters Come to Life at Wilmington Riverfront in “We the People: Chautauqua” Tent Show Presented by Delaware Humanities Forum Featuring: George Washington, Ben Franklin, Belle McCloskey, Marquis de Lafayette, General Charles Cornwallis Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1 1 P.M. to 5 P.M. Tubman Garret Park Free shows on the hour What is Chautauqua? (shuh-tok’wah) A unique mixture of education …

Billy Lee’s Washington

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A musical by Evelyn Swensson starring Matthew Hearn and Lawler Rogers for Revolutionary Weekend 2006 Evelyn Swensson’s newest musical, Billy Lee’s Washington, tells the story of the American Revolution through the eyes of the 18th century’s most famous slave, Billy Lee. This delightful and historically accurate musical will premier at 8:00 pm on Friday, September 29 at …

From Revolution to Republic: The Role of Black Patriots of the 18th Century

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Scholarly Symposium for Revolutionary Weekend 2006 Thursday, September 28, 2006 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bellevue Hall, Bellevue State Park 911 Philadelphia Pike Wilmington, Delaware 19801 RSVP Delaware Humanities Forum (302) 657-0650 Agenda Dr. James Newton, emcee 9:00 a.m.  Registration & coffee 9:15 a.m. Greetings & Introductions. Dr. James Newton, emcee Mayor James Baker, City of Wilmington …

Revolutionary Weekend 2006 – Full Schedule of Events

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Thursday, September 28 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Symposium: “From Revolution to Republic: Black Patriots of the 18th Century” Bellevue Hall, Bellevue State Park. $20 includes Noon buffet. RSVP 302-657-0650 Map/Directions Click here for symposium itinerary 6 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Revolutionary Pub Night at the Historic Robinson House, Claymont – Invitation only Friday, September 29 2 p.m. – …